Ullabhakolakannika, Ullabhakolakannikā: 1 definition


Ullabhakolakannika means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Ullabhakolakannika in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

Evidently a village in Ceylon. A woman of this village, having learnt that the Thera Dighabhanaka Abhaya was reciting the Ariyavamsa patipada, went all the way to hear him, a distance of five leagues, nursing her baby the while. She arrived at the vihara and, having laid the baby down, listened to two preachers. Earlier in the day, when Abhaya Thera, having finished a portion of the sermon, was about to take some refreshment, she censured him, saying that he should have refreshed himself earlier. The thera agreed and finished the sermon and, at the last word, the woman became a sotapanna. AA.i.386.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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